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GM May Expand New-Hire Networking Despite Cuts

March 29, 2006
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As strange as it might sound, General Motors is continuing its networking program for new employees. The job-shedding company is even talking about expanding the initiative called JumpStart.
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Endurance Racers Go the Extra Mile

February 16, 2006
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Challenger World runs "business Olympics" events that test teams on skills that Washington Groups tries like teamwork and leadership to instill in its employees. The company views the competition as a one way to differentiate itself to young recruits.
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Five Questions for Tim Buckley

February 16, 2006
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Organizational psychologist Tim Buckley was hired by the Securities and Exchange Commission to improve the department's employee recruitment and development. Buckley worked on developing a workforce strategy for the SEC.
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Dedicated to Development

February 16, 2006
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Engineering and construction company Washington Group International is investing $50 million annually in its workforce's future. Can the company maintain this level of commitment and will this bold approach pay off?
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Program Finds Education Can Fuel Inspiration

February 3, 2006
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The learning accounts are designed for people who have "sweaty palms" about school, because they previously quit or can't afford it.
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Steelmaker Revives Apprentice Program to Address Graying Workforce, Forge Next Leaders

January 27, 2006
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Faced with a limited talent pool, Canada’s Dofasco invests heavily in training and development to engage young workers and quickly groom them for important roles. It supports one of the largest industrial apprentice training programs in Ontario, developed in conjunction with the Canadian Steel Trade and Employment Congress and Mohawk College, a Hamilton-based institute of applied arts and technology.
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Mentoring Matters

January 13, 2006
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Corporations are ramping up formal programs that pair seasoned managers with up-and-comers.
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Software Products Aim to Streamline Succession Planning

January 13, 2006
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Technology vendors tout ability to manage succession and career development plans for more employees and better search for candidates within a company.
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Succession Progression

January 13, 2006
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Done with the right technology, succession planning that reaches deep into the hierarchy can build a company's reputation as a great place to work and, perhaps most important, further strategic goals.
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Software Products Aim to Streamline Succession Planning

January 13, 2006
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Technology vendors tout ability to manage succession and career development plans for more employees and better search for candidates within a company.
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